Girls Track Wins, Delaney Becomes School Hurdle King

DelaneyThe Pirate and Lady Pirate Track & Field team traveled to Scottsburg High School Tuesday evening for a three-way meet including Austin.  Pirate Junior Steven Delaney, broke Charlestown’s school record in the 300 meter hurdle event with a time of 40.20; breaking Brian Baker’s 2006 record of 40.36.  Not to be finished, Delaney then became the school Hurdle King by breaking the 110 meter hurdle school record, logging a time of 14.99 and beating Adam Kemple’s 1996 record of 15.10.  The Pirates took second place at the boys meet with 48 points, behind first place Scottsburg’s 63, and ahead of Austin’s 44.

The Lady Pirates have won the girls meet scoring 90 points and better than host Scottsburg’s 45 and Austin’s 15.  Lady Pirate First place finishes include:  Molly Brauneker – 4×800 relay, 4×400 relay, 800M; Alexis Gurr – 4×800 relay, 4×400 relay; Katie Rhodes – 4×800 relay, 1600M; Clare Mitchell – 4×800 relay; Ilayah Keltner – 100M, 4×100 relay, 200M; Jenna Daniel – 4×100 relay, shot put; Mackenzie Byrnes – 4×100 relay; Tayte Motsinger – 100M hurdles, 300M hurdles, high jump; Carley Conway – 4×400 relay, 4×100 relay, long jump; Ashley Wight – 4×400 relay; and DeAsia King – Discus.

“We had 12 individual girls with personal record’s, and in the 4×100 and 4×400 relays.  I am so proud of the improvement all the girls are showing in each meet.  They continue to get better and better”, commented Lady Pirate Head Coach Kim Carroll.

Charlestown Track and Field is next in action Friday, April 28, in the North Harrison Invitational.